Born: May 1970
Education: M. Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, 1996
Christian Barker joined Chr. Hansen in May, 2012, as head of a Corporate Strategic Development function reporting to the CEO. In August 2013 Mr. Barker was appointed EVP and Head of the Health & Nutrition Division.
Prior to joining Chr. Hansen, Mr. Barker was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he spent 15 years serving global clients on a range of topics including growth strategy, M&A, business building, and restructuring. Mr. Barker joined McKinsey in Copenhagen in 1996, worked for McKinsey in London and Buenos Aires, and was based in New York/New Jersey from 1999 to 2010 before returning to Copenhagen.
Mr. Barker serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Bacthera AG (Switzerland) and member of the Board of Directors of Bacthera Denmark A/S (Denmark).